Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

In $25 billion video game industry, voice actors face broken vocal …

Ashly Burch at her home in Los Angeles. (Jenna Schoenefeld/for The Washington Post) LOS ANGELES — She woke up with a tickle in her throat. This was worrying for Ashly … Continue reading

In $25 billion video game industry, voice actors face broken vocal chords and low pay

Ashly Burch at her home in Los Angeles. (Jenna Schoenefeld/for The Washington Post) LOS ANGELES — She woke up with a tickle in her throat. This was worrying for Ashly … Continue reading

How video game tech makes neural networks possible

When id Software’s John Carmack released Doom in 1993, he had no inkling that his gory first-person shooter — one of the first to feature a 3D environment, and easily … Continue reading

It’s a gamble, but Indiana should look at legalizing video gaming

Just 1,200 people live in Monroeville, and back in 2006 it almost seemed as though there was an illegal gambling machine for each of them. “Cherry Masters” and similar devices … Continue reading

We used science to ruin ‘Mario Kart’ and other classic video games

NO MAN’S SKY Travelling between (and mining) distant planets is tricky for the simple reason that the distances involved are vast. A so-called generation starship travelling at the speed of … Continue reading